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Cisco Systems CCNP Track New

For years the Cisco Certified Network CCNP Certification Policy Certification holders will continue to re-certify
Professional (CCNP) certification is their professional level certifications when
regarded by the telecommunication industry No candidate for CCNP will be required to they pass any CCIE written exam.
as one of the most valued certificates to have. pass more that four exams.
For that reason many telecommunication pro- The current BCMSN - 642-811, BSCI - 642-
fessionals have certified as CCNP and many 801, BCRAN - 642-821, CIT - 642-831 and Telindus John Cordier Academy
more are in the process of certifying as CCNP. COMPOSITE – 642-891 exams have a last day Information
Cisco Systems wants the CCNP certificate to register of 15/11/2006 with a last day to
complete the exams of 31/12/2006. Unfortunately Cisco Systems has send us the
to hold its value and for that reason requires news of these changes after our schedule was
CCNPs to recertify on a regular basis. For the already finished and send to you, our custom-
same reason Cisco Systems has decided that ers, by means of our brochures and web site.
the skills and knowledge required to be CCNP The new BCMSN - 642-812, BSCI - 642-901, Because the new courses differ significantly
today differ significantly from those that are ISCW - 642-825, and ONT - 642-845 exams from the old courses, and because Cisco has
required and tested in today’s CCNP certifica- are available 15/08/2006. The new COM- given a strict time schedule for migration to
tion track. As a result, the content of the CCNP POSITE (642-892) exam will be released in the new courses, we were obliged to cancel a
track has changed thoroughly. November 2006. number of course sessions to make room for
Wireless LAN is added to the BCMSN 3.0 these new courses. In particular the following
course and exam. course sessions have been cancelled:
Mixing and Matching replacing BCRAN with
IPv6 and Multicast Routing are added to the ISCW and CIT with ONT will complete CCNP - BCRAN 09-13/10/2006 and 18-22/12/2006
BSCI 3.0 course and exam. certification. - CIT 23-27/10/2006 and 15-19/01/2007
BSCI => BSCI 3.0 - CSVPN 06-09/11/2006 and 18-21/12/2006
BCRAN is removed and replaced by the BCMSN = BCMSN 3.0 - QOS 18-22/12/2006
Implementing Secure Converged Wide CIT => ONT 1.0
Area Networks (ISCW) 1.0 course and
exam. This covers Cable and DSL broadband BCRAN => ISCW 1.0 The following courses were added:
access, basic MPLS/MPLS VPN, and IOS
Security features including VPN (IPSec and - BSCI 3.0 27/11-01/12/2006, 11-15/12/2006
GRE/IPSEC), Easy VPN, IOS Firewall, IOS IPS, A candidate has three years from the date the and 22-26/01/2007 (previous BSCI sessions
AutoSecure, Role Based CLI. SDM is also first exam was taken and passed to com- are BSCI 2.2 sessions)
featured in the course and in the labs. plete all exams within that track to obtain a - BCMSN 3.0 04-08/12/2006 and 22-
certification. 26/01/2007 (previous BSMSN sessions are
BCMSN 2.2 sessions)
CIT is removed and replaced by the Opti-
mized Converged Cisco Networks CCNP Recertification Policy - ISCW 1.0 06-10/11/2006
(ONT) 1.0 course and exam. This covers
Effective 18/08/2006, individuals who hold an - ONT 1.0 18-22/12/2006
VoIP network essentials and VoIP related
challenges. To ensure the quality in a con- active CCNP, CCDP, CCIP, CCSP, or CCVP will
verged network, concepts and implementa- re-certify their professional level certifications
tion methods for quality of service (QoS) is when they pass any (642 exam) Cisco profes- We are very sorry for any inconvenience
covered. Wireless security standards and sional level certification exam. this has caused you. Please visit the revised
Cisco Wireless LAN (WLAN) network is also schedule on our web site (www.jcacademy.
covered. com) or call us (+32 16 38 28 18) when you
have further questions.

CCNP Course & Exam Release and
EOL Timetable ** Updated ! **
The table below presents the end-of-life (EOL)
dates of the old courses and exams and the
release date of the new courses and exams.

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